Heiskell Community Center Community Day Festival is Saturday

The Community Center at 1708 W. Emory Road in Powell will host their “Community Day Festival” event on Saturday, October 7, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Live music featuring Whitewater Bluegrass Band, food, historical exhibit of Powell Station, arts and crafts vendors.   Free event.  Vendor spaces available.  For more information and vendor applications call […]

KPD Hosts ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Fountain City

—from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods      The Knoxville Police Department is offering community members an opportunity to visit with officers, command staff, and Chief David Rausch in an informal atmosphere from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. tomorrow — Wednesday, Oct. 4 — at Chick-fil-A, 5100 North Broadway in Fountain City.   “Coffee […]

National Night Out Is Tonight!

—from the City of Knoxville’s Office of Neighborhoods  Tonight’s the night to celebrate the good work of diligent neighbors, officers, and first responders who help keep our neighborhoods safer!   Many neighborhoods around Knoxville will be participating by serving meals, playing games, delighting in desserts, playing music, and engaging in community conversations.  Others are illuminating their […]

East Tennessee Attorneys General File Suit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Filing seeks damages for actions contributing to area’s opioid epidemic   JACKSBORO, Tenn. — The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with Mallinckrodt LLC, Endo Health Solutions Inc. and its wholly […]

Beginner Beekeeping Program tomorrow

    The Knox County Beekeepers Association’s Beginner Beekeeping Program is Wednesday, October 4, 7-9 p.m., at New Harvest Park Community Building. Open to anyone interested in honey bees. Admission is free.

Fountain City Business and Professional Association hosting City Council candidate forum Wednesday, October 11

The Fountain City Business and Professional Association meeting is coming up on Wednesday, October the 11th. Meetings are held 2nd Wednesday of each month.  Note: Please plan to arrive by 11:45. Lunch will be from 11:45-12:15 Introductions begin promptly at 11:55 RSVP is encouraged Speaker: 2017 Knoxville City Council Candidates Forum Topic: Come and meet the candidates for Knoxville’s five […]

Partners encourage community support of child health

Celebrate Child Health Week   The Knox County Health Department (KCHD), TennCare Kids and a host of community partners are planning activities to observe Child Health Week, Oct. 1-7, 2017. In honor of Child Health Day, first proclaimed by President Calvin Coolidge in 1928, the State of Tennessee designates a week in October every year […]

‘The Wall That Heals’ arrives Oct. 4

In late June, Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett joined members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Captain Bill Robinson Chapter 1078 and representatives from Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home to announce The Wall That Heals is coming to Knoxville this October. And now we’re less than two weeks until its arrival.   The Wall That Heals is a half-scale […]

Loss doesn’t really spoil Pemberton’s return to Catholic High

By Ken Lay Mark Pemberton made a return to Catholic High School Thursday night. His Rhea County team had a tough night and a lopsided loss, but that didn’t make a stop at Blaine Stadium. “I have some fond memories of this place,” said Pemberton, who coached the Irish from 2002-08. “I had a great […]

Venue feature watercolor works of local artists

  Continuing in the tradition since opening their doors in January of this year, The Venue at Lenoir City is displaying the work of local artists. The new exhibit features watercolors by Wayne Blankenship and Lil Clinard. The display was curated on a volunteer basis by Mary Bright of the Historic Downtown Lenoir City Merchants […]

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